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Fallen Firefighter: Michael Esposito

Fallen Firefighter: Michael Esposito


May 19, 2011

Ex-Captain Michael Esposito of Baldwin Fire Department fell ill while responding to a residential fire, complaining to other firefighters on-board the apparatus of experiencing chest pain. Several minutes after arrival at the scene, EMS personnel evaluated Espositos condition and subsequently transported him to the South Nassau Communities Hospital where he passed away from a cause still to be determined.

Michael Esposito

Age: 43

Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion

Rank: Ex-Captain

Nature of Death: Unknown

Classification: Volunteer

Emergency Duty: Yes

Incident Date: 05/18/2011

Duty Type: Responding

Incident Time: 03:37

Activity Type: Other

Death Date: 05/18/2011

Fixed Prop. Use: Residential

Fire Dept. Info: Baldwin Fire Department
2386 Grand AVE
USNG: 18T XL 1733 0111
Baldwin , New York 11510-3235

Chief: Kevin Smith